Hei Tiki / Tiki Pendant, with stand
NZ greenstone (Kapiti Creek pounamu), waxed cord, silver beech stand
95 x 65 x 10mm tiki
As jul22 #69-1
The tiki is a carved abstract human form usually made of greenstone/pounamu. The tiki is said to represent the first man or the first woman, and can be worn for good luck, protection from evil, and fertility.
Hei – to suspend, hang, ie on a cord